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October 31, 2014

Ozzy Osbourne’s DNA – a mumbly code

Discoveries of Ozzy Osbourne’s complete DNA have found a sequence of mumbly codes that are almost completely congested and unreadable, Viscera has learnt. Recent studies detected that the former heavy metal singer had subliminal genes that must be unraveled backwards. An American company uniquely distinguished a gene responsible for making Jack Daniel’s unattractive and unpleasing […]

Exercise vital for mental health

Exercise during the teenage years could prevent the onset of cognitive impairment later in life for women, The New York Times reports. A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that people who were active in their teens were at a lower risk of impairment in later life. Some 8.5 per […]

Science behind direction of penalty kicks

A new study from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York could reveal why top goalkeepers are able to defend penalty kicks by knowing which direction to dive in advance. Research in cognitive science can indicate whether a soccer player’s body will kick left or right seconds before the foot actually hits the ball. Gabriel J. […]

Study of maxillofacial and dental injuries sustained in hurling

The incidence of facial injuries in GAA hurling has fallen since the introduction of helmets with faceguards, the Irish Medical Journal (IMJ) reports. On January 1, 2010 it became a mandatory requirement for all senior hurling players, at county and inter-county level, to wear helmets with a protective faceguard.

New system introduced for diabetes patients

The HSE has implemented the international reference measurement system HbA1c for diabetes, to identify those at greater risk of developing complications and to assess the effectiveness of care.